Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and military veteran. Stone came to public prominence between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s for writing and directing a series of films about the Vietnam War, in which he had...Wikipedia
Born: 15th September, 1946, New York City, New York, U.S.
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: Jfk
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I think that many people in history who had power were bumped off because they had power.
Well first of all you have to make the character strong so that people can follow that. And then hopefully that character can integrate with the background of the social situation that people can recognize.
Received two Academy Award nominations for best original screenplay in the same year, 1987 (Salvador (1986) and Platoon (1986)) but lost to Woody Allen for Hannah and Her Sisters (1986).
Although he is a two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker, it's been consistently difficult for him to acquire actors of his preference for most of the films he has directed. Casting Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday (1999) and Tom Cruise in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) are the most significant exceptions where Stone's top choice was either available or agreed to partake in an Oliver Stone production.
Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Classic Rock Awards Honor Gregg Allman, Queen, Metallica and More
by Jeff Giles November 5, 2014 11:20 AM
When Sammy Hagar agrees to be your MC, you know you’re about to throw a terrific party — and this year’s Classic Rock Awards were definitely a night to remember for the winners, whose ranks included Gregg Allman, Queen and Metallica.
Allman took home the Living Legend prize at the annual event sponsored by Classic Rock Magazine, telling attendees, “I am so very honored to be receiving this award. The magazine is one of my favorites,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 3 months ago
Ray Manzarek, Doors Founding Member, Dies
By Kevin O'Donnell
05/20/2013 at 05:45 PM EDT
Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek died Monday in Rosenheim, Germany after a long battle with bile duct cancer, his rep confirms to PEOPLE. He was 74.
Manzarek is best known as a founding member of the classic rock band The Doors, along with Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Robby Krieger and the group's charismatic (and controversial) frontman Jim Morrison.
The group formed after Manzarek met Morrison while studying film at UCLA in the early-'60s. Later that decade,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
Blake Lively arrived to the Gossip Girl set in Manhattan yesterday and met up with her costars Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick. The Upper East Side gang is back to work filming the final 13 episodes following a short hiatus. During the break, Blake and boyfriend Ryan Reynolds visited her sister Robyn in LA while Leighton stopped by a radio station in Vancouver and caught a Black Keys concert. With their primetime series coming to an end, Blake, Leighton, and the rest of the cast are turning their attention to other projects. Blake recently promoted her role in Oliver... Read More
Posted by Leticja 2 years ago
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds held hands Saturday while out for a walk in Vancouver. They also stopped in to get lunch at the city's Sophie's Cosmic Cafe. Ryan and Blake are together in his hometown north of the border for a little getaway during a break from work. Blake's just wrapped up a season of Gossip Girl, and will soon hit the road to promote her big Summer movie, Oliver Stone's Savages. The picture is out on July 6 — check out Blake and the other famous actresses of Summer movie season. She has another picture out this Friday. Her Hick,... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 2 years ago
The soap opera “Dark Shadows” has an established place in television and cultural history. Jonathan Frid, the actor who helped make the struggling show a success with his sympathetic portrayal of the 175-year-old out of time vampire, Barnabas Collins, died on Friday, April 13th in Hamilton, Ontario at the age of 87.
Born John Herbert Frid on December 2nd, 1924 in Ontario, Canada, he was the son of a well to do construction executive. After service in the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II, Frid received a bachelor’s degree from McMaster... Read More
Posted by SheillaY 2 years ago